Committee reapportionments for the 112th Congress began to leak out Thursday, and the following 22 Republicans will serve on the Ways and Means Committee, according to a list obtained by Roll Call.
Democratic seats on the panel will fall from 26 to 15, a GOP aide with knowledge of the cuts told Roll Call. Democrats have not confirmed the number, and their Members on the committee have not been identified.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.